Paediatrics (or pediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. A medical practitioner who specializes in this area is known as a pediatrician or pediatrician.
Common Paediatric Services include:
Neonatology is a subdomain of pediatrics, which solely attend the medical needs of newborn infants, predominantly the ill or premature newborn.
Medical issues common among such babies include low birth weight, birth defects, sepsis, pulmonary hypoplasia etc.
Following services are provided by this department:
Having a neonatal intensive care unit (NICUs) is crucial in this regard, this facility provides medical support to the babies, who are otherwise incapable of surviving on their own. In ILS Hospitals, there are eight (6 + 2 bedded isolation unit for highly infectious baby) beds.
It offers treatment and care for both out-born and inborn babies. Furthermore, the transportation for selected high-risk mothers and sick infants from other centers.